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July 14, 2014 3:04 PM

Falling Short Of Your Best tagged “Psychology”

It sucks when you don't do your best. I am very tough on the work that I put out into the world. Maybe too tough. I was reflecting the other day on some new client pitches that have been lost...... Read more

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July 1, 2014 8:06 AM

Facebook On The Brain tagged “Psychology”

Facebook is messing with your mind, people... what's wrong with you? (say that with an accent like an old dude from the sixties). There is this very real, very public outcry against Facebook (again). It's just another issue in a... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 28, 2014 5:11 PM

Who Do You Really Trust? tagged “Psychology”

Trust. It's what it all comes down to. You intuitively know this to be true, don't you? Trust is everything. Whenever I think about trust, I think about something that my dear friend, Jeffrey Gitomer, would often say in his... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 10, 2013 8:55 PM

If Someone Is Watching, You Will Pedal Faster tagged “Psychology”

We are creatures of evolution. No matter how hard we try to deny it. Marketing is about understanding the human condition. And, while we have changed so dramatically as people, there are certain evolutionary things that stick with us. When... Read more

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January 24, 2013 9:42 PM

Overcoming Stage Fright tagged “Psychology”

Whether it's a boardroom or a convention center, it's common (and normal) to have stage fright. Volumes of books have been written about overcoming stage fright. These include books that have been written by psychologists, neuroscientists, performance coaches and more.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 8, 201211:10 AM

Dear Steven Pressfield tagged “Psychology”

Dear Steven, For a long time, one of my best friends was also my mentor and my coach. His name is Tony Blauer and he's one of the world's leading close-quarter combatives instructors. I basically grew up in Tony's home.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 30, 2011 3:31 PM

How To Deal With The Haters tagged “Psychology”

I have no idea how to interact with the haters. I spent over a decade in the music industry reviewing artists for weekly and monthly magazines and newspapers. In all of that time, I rarely reviewed artists I didn't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 6, 2011 6:51 AM

Is Your Flinch Response Holding You Back? tagged “Psychology”

Does your flinch response still protect you? Tony Blauer is a a world-class close-quarters combatives instructor who now spends his days training law enforcement, military and civilians in his personal defense system (Blauer Tactical Systems) based in San Diego. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 3, 2011 3:03 PM

The Mutterings Of Twitter tagged “Psychology”

Brands that are leveraging Twitter to connect with their consumers may be in for a surprise. That feeling of frustration that we have all experienced as consumers of a brand is not a constant or lingering feeling that turns someone... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 17, 201012:49 PM

Brands Cannot Be Human tagged “Psychology”

Can brands be human? Can brands be more human? People tend to shrug their shoulders, roll their eyes or simply get freaked out at the slightest thought of making something that is not like us "human" (if you don't believe... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 29, 200912:43 PM

Afraid To Fail tagged “Psychology”

Most companies do know what to do. They attend the same seminars and conferences as we do. They read the same content. They're clued in that their industry is going through a huge shift, and they know that technology and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 24, 2009 9:52 PM

Stupid, Stupid, Stupid tagged “Psychology”

Online social networks are making you stupid. They're also going to make the next generation of kids stupider too. That was the news out of the UK today. The Mail Online had an article titled, Social websites harm children's brains:... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 8, 2008 7:26 PM

Powerful Marketing Tricks With Dan Ariely tagged “Psychology”

Dan Ariely is the best-selling author of Predictably Irrational - The Powerful Forces That Shape Our Nature. Along with being one of the top Behavioral Economists in the world, his book was just named the #1 best business book of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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